Vietnam March 2017

Packing to leave

Park in Hanoi

Dinner in Hanoi

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Dinner in Hanoi

DIY dinner in Hanoi

Overnight train to Danang

Breakfast on the train

Train to Danang

View from train

View from train

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Arriving in Danang

Arriving in Danang

An Bang Beach

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Looking for sharks

An Bang Beach

An Bang Beach

An Bang Beach

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Fishing boats on An Bang Beach

Fisherman at An Bang Beach

An Bang Beach

An Bang Beach

Elise with neighbourhood friend Hien

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Elise and Hien

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Elise and Hien

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Local fisherman

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Near the beach

Near Hoi An

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Cycling through the rice fields

Boating on river in Hoi An

Our house in An Bang

Our house in An Bang

Our house in An Bang

Our house in An Bang

Our house in An Bang

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Our house

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Neighbours

Fresh squeezed OJ

Fresh grilled seafood

Dinner near beach

Going native

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Windy day

Daily pho at market in Hoi An

Market in Hoi An

Market in Hoi An

Market in Hoi An

Market in Hoi An

Market in Hoi An

Market in Hoi An

Dinner at neighbourhood restaurant

Festival in Hoi An. Releasing candle for good luck.

Festival in Hoi An. Releasing candle for good luck.

Hoi An at night

Hoi An at night

At Terracotta Park, near Hoi An

Dinner at seaside restaurant

Dinner at seaside restaurant

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Near An Bang

Market in Hoi An

Riverside restaurant near Hoi An

Riverside restaurant near Hoi An

Seaside restaurant in An Bang

Flight from Danang to Hanoi

Eating in Hanoi

Eating in Hanoi

Hanoi, near West Lake

Hanoi, near West Lake

Hanoi, near West Lake

Hanoi Old Quarter

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Hanoi

Hanoi

Final dinner, Hanoi

Hanoi Airport, coming home

Last view of Vietnam

Japan May 2014

Grandpa

Grandpa

noodle stop

noodle stop

 

Bullet train to Akita

Bullet train to Akita

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aunt and uncle

aunt and uncle

cousin Tomo

cousin Tomo

more cousins

more cousins

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my niece (Elise's cousin?)

my niece (Elise’s cousin?)

trying on a kimono

trying on a kimono

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aunt

aunt

planting rice

planting rice

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park in Tokyo

park in Tokyo

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friends in Tokyo

friends in Yokohama

friend's house in Yokohama

friend’s house in Yokohama

temple in Tokyo

temple in Tokyo

market street in Tokyo

market street in Tokyo

cherries for sale. Prices range from $27 - $80 per package

cherries for sale. Prices range from $27 – $80 per package

dinner with friends in Tokyo

dinner with friends in Tokyo

Maid Cafe in Tokyo

Maid Cafe in Tokyo

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Maid Cafes - not just for the kids

Maid Cafes – not just for the kids

Cosmo World amusement park in Yokohama

Cosmo World amusement park in Yokohama

on Ferris Wheel

on Ferris Wheel

 

4 years old

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Already 4?!

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garden

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photo-copy

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pics

 

Adoption Video

I finally got around to making a video compilation of our trip to Vietnam to bring Elise home.

3 Years Old